Clearview National May 2018 - Issue 198 - Page 6

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS INDUSTRYNEWS Ramping things up at FIT Show 2019 » » SASH WINDOW SPECIALISTS Roseview has become the latest to secure a sought-after spot at the FIT Show 2019. On hiatus in 2018, UK fenestration’s favourite trade expo will return to the Birmingham NEC between the 21st and 23rd of May 2019. Roseview made its FIT Show debut back in 2016, then came back with a bigger and better 40th-birthday-themed stand in 2017. In 2019, the firm will seek to top both its previous appearances, showcasing the world-leading uPVC sash window selection that has made its name. Roseview’s Rose Collection encompasses the three most authentic uPVC sash windows ever produced. Competitively priced and highly versatile, the Eurocell-based Charisma Rose is the perfect fit for everything from upgrading existing windows on older properties to installing on ambitious Grand Design-style projects. The superbly authentic Heritage Rose, based on the REHAU system, has been accepted for use in conservation areas. The G Award-winning, run-through sash horn-equipped Ultimate Rose, meanwhile, is the pinnacle of timber-effect uPVC, boasting features as detailed as external putty lines, full mechanical joints and the new market-leading 35mm meeting rail. SUCCESSION PLAN AND VISION FOR THE FUTURE » » FOLLOWING ON FROM the devastating news of the death of Stefan Seidel, managing director of profine UK Ltd with responsibility for the KÖMMERLING brand in the UK and Ireland, the company has already put in place a succession plan for the future. profine Group has begun the process of recruiting a new managing director for the UK who will oversee a new investment programme to support the launch of the new System 76 platform including flush, casement and fully reversible variants, along with other business initiatives. In the interim it’s very much business as usual with all of the existing management team fulfilling their roles with full support from the group. Dr Peter Mrosik, owner and CEO of profine Group commented: “We’re still devastated about the sad loss of our colleague and dearly respected friend, yet we are mindful that we must continue as a business. The senior management team in the UK will continue to run the day to day operations.” profine Group and the family have requested that all contributions be made to a trust fund for Angelica Seidel, Stefan’s surviving daughter. Please contact Katie Wilson at katie.wilson@profine-group. com for further information. Shortlisted for National Recycling Awards 2018 » » THERE’S MUCH TO CELEBRATE AT REHAU as its TOTAL70 co-extruded profile has been shortlisted for the critically acclaimed National Recycling Awards 2018. The annual National Recycling Awards identify and celebrate best practice and innovation in recycling and waste management across the country. This year, REHAU entered the popular TOTAL70 co-extruded profile into the Recycled Product of the Year category which recognises innovative recycled products that exemplify the best of sustainability. Products shortlisted within this category 6 » M AY 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M have been designed and manufactured after careful consideration of resources which incorporated recycled content. Other factors including reusability and end of life, waste minimisation, closed loop processes were also considered. REHAU’s TOTAL70 co-extruded profile uses recycled material from first generation PVC windows to create brand new high- quality, energy efficient window frames. The core of the TOTAL70 co-extruded window profile is made up entirely of post-consumer waste, with only the outer skin made of new polymer for a flawless finish. The product is truly unique as it is believed to be the only profile in the market to use post-consumer waste within its core.